Finding new ways to share knowledge and best practices has never been more important in the world of water technology. Aquatech Amsterdam is more than just an exhibition. In 2019, visitors will discover the latest trends, developments, and solutions to mitigate water challenges. Discover our guided tours, seminars, co-located events, theme & country pavilions, and social events.

Social Events

Make sure your Aquatech is not all work and no play...

Aquatech Innovation Dinner

More than 200 innovation-driven water professionals gather for a unique networking experience. Prepare for an evening filled with inspiration, delicious food and entertainment. Next to the high level utility speakers and delegates of the Aquatech Innovation Forum, the Innovation Award winners will be in the spotlight. Invite your senior management or high level customers to join you in this outstanding networking opportunity.

Social Event: Boat tour through the canals

The social and business character of Aquatech carries on into the Amsterdam night when exhibitors and visitors are invited to continue networking after show hours, during a cruise of the Amsterdam canals. The 1,5 hour boat tour features the sparkling lights of the city.


Colleagues and clients will be challenged to run the Aquatech 4K chartiy run. Business and sports are combined to enjoy this great opportunity for networking in a very different way. Participants will enjoy the beautiful route through the Beatrixpark and finish in front of the Aquatech entrance, where a healthy breakfast will be presented to them.

Explore the Theme Pavilions

During Aquatech Amsterdam 2019, all that Aquatech has to offer is organised into Halls, Theme Pavilions, and Country Pavilions.

Industrial User Experience

Visitors have the opportunity to dive into the world of industrial water use at The Industrial User Experience, powered by Wetsus. It offers the latest solutions and information on water use in key industries, such as oil & gas, food, beverage & paper, energy & power, and chemicals.

Smart Water Networks (SWAN)

This Pavilion offers a focused hotspot for the latest trends & technologies in the sector. It is complemented by a seminar programme at the AquaStage. This edition's participants are: ABB, Aganova, Bentley Systems, Aquasuite - Royal HaskoningDHV, Ingenious Ware, Kamstrup, Rezatec, Syrinix Ltd., Utilis, Xylem, Global Omnium/GoAigua.

Desalination Pavilion

Water scarcity and water re-use are a growing market for both governments and the private sector, as they become ever more pressing issues in many regions of the world. The use of desalination is growing all over the world. Visitors learn from experts at this specialised Desalination Pavilion.

Aquatech Innovation Forum 2019

How is digitalisation improving water supply?

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BlueTech Innovation Pavilion

This Pavilion is a joint effort with BlueTech Research, the world’s most accessible intelligence platform on water innovation - with 60+ clients, ranging from large water corporates to water investors & established end users.

Pumps & Process Plaza

Visitors of Aquatech Amsterdam 2019 will be involved in the manufacturing, research, development, and application of pumps and pump systems. You have the opportunity to discover the latest products and solutions in this industry.

Water Quality Association (WQA) Pavilion

The WQA respresents 2,500+ manufacturers, suppliers & dealers worldwide within the point of use and point of entry markets: residential, commercial, industrial and small community water treatment industries.

Explore the programme


Knowledge exchange and networking are an important part of the Aquatech platform. The AquaStage (hall 12, booth 12.230) offers visitors networking opportunities and easy access to free educational sessions.
Topics include desalination, smart water networks, innovation, doing business abroad and many more.

International Pipefitting Championships

Teams from all around the world will compete against each other and against the very best Dutch water companies. The competition includes mechanics, as well as a ladies competition, a rookie race and a competition between the management teams. The Pipefitting Championships take place in hall 12; booth 12.917.

Recovered Resources

More and more utilities & industries are looking at ways to recover resources from wastewater & surface water to recylcle the water and to re-use the recovered resources and upcycle them. Aquatech highlights the latest developments on resource recovery and bringing it to the market in hall 13.

ADW Drone Arena - powered by Skytools

Explore what drones could mean in terms of water solutions. Dive into the world of drones in our Drone Arena powered by Skytools. Attend the drone shows free of charge with Daily demonstrations at 11:30 and 14:30.

Future Water Leaders

The concept of Water Identity combines culture, background, ethnicity, etc. with professional ambition. The aim is to explore what shapes us as water professionals, to define our common motives & goals and to connect through sharing. This way, the water community gains a greater understanding of the existing expertise and it can identify missing links for a water secure world.

Doing business in China

On Tuesday, 5 November, discover the sessions focused on doing business in China at the AquaStage, hall 12:

  • Aquastages ‘The Chinese Market for Water Technology’

On Wednesday, 6 November:

  • Seminar: Launch of CEWP Urban Water Program – Access to the Chinese Urban Water Market
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LATAM opportunities

On Tuesday, 5 November, you will get first hand insights from higher officials in their visions on how they want to take their local water issues further at G104:

  • Opportunities in the LATAM Water market



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Explore the Country Pavilions

Together with a trade organisations, association and other national/governmental organisations, Aquatech organises different country pavilions where companies can build a stronger presence on the exhibition floor with the aim to create a national bond and combine marketing efforts.

Bavarian Pavilion

British Water Pavilion

Chinese ACE VISION Pavilion

Danish Export Association Pavilion

Finnish Pavilion

Holland Pavilion

Swiss Pavilion

Taiwan Pavilion

WEF Pavilion

Discover the full Aquatech Amsterdam 2019 timetable!

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